As we battle for the life of innocent children, we must also be cognizant of the life of earth which God has charged us with being the stewards of the fruits of his creative work.
Since 1865, Juneteenth has been informally celebrated throughout the country however in 1980, Texas became the first state to recognize it as an official holiday. Shortly thereafter, other states also proclaimed the holiday. Today, Juneteenth is a celebration of African American freedom, heritage and culture observed through songs, communal cookouts and parades.
- While stationed in Germany we would often saunter through the Fussganger Zone